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  • (Westfield, Austin, TX) Scooter’s 1567th bar, first visited in 2022. On the way back in to drop off the rental car we decided to take in one last must-see dive...

    #1567: Deep Eddy Cabaret

    (Westfield, Austin, TX) Scooter’s 1567th bar, first visited in 2022. On the way back in to drop off the rental car we decided to take in one last must-see dive...

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  • (Downtown, Austin, TX) Scooter’s 1559th bar, first visited in 2022. After a long-ish walk from Friends Bar (made longer with a side trip to CVS to buy a forgotten toothbrush)...

    #1559: theChive HQ

    (Downtown, Austin, TX) Scooter’s 1559th bar, first visited in 2022. After a long-ish walk from Friends Bar (made longer with a side trip to CVS to buy a forgotten toothbrush)...

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  • (Midtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1546th bar, first visited in 2022. Dive bar with pool tables and an absolutely stunning patio. The bartender was very friendly and welcoming. I had...

    #1546: Sidestreet Bar

    (Midtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1546th bar, first visited in 2022. Dive bar with pool tables and an absolutely stunning patio. The bartender was very friendly and welcoming. I had...

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  • (Buckman, Portland, OR) Scooter’s 1522nd bar, first visited in 2022. Though I wanted to, we were not going to stop here because it was getting late and we needed an...

    #1522: My Father’s Place

    (Buckman, Portland, OR) Scooter’s 1522nd bar, first visited in 2022. Though I wanted to, we were not going to stop here because it was getting late and we needed an...

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  • (Dodge City, KS) Scooter’s 1516th bar, first visited in 2022. After visiting the brewery and the distillery, I realized I need a Guinness to make St. Patrick’s Day official. This...

    #1516: The Doctor’s Office

    (Dodge City, KS) Scooter’s 1516th bar, first visited in 2022. After visiting the brewery and the distillery, I realized I need a Guinness to make St. Patrick’s Day official. This...

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  • (Downtown, Munising, MI) Scooter’s 1503rd bar, first visited in 2021. I was heading back to rejoin my group at the souvenir store when they notified me they had relocated to...

    #1503: Barge Inn

    (Downtown, Munising, MI) Scooter’s 1503rd bar, first visited in 2021. I was heading back to rejoin my group at the souvenir store when they notified me they had relocated to...

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  • (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1480th bar, first visited in 2021. Back on July 15, 2009, my friend Brandon and I were on the first day of a 5-day bar crawl....

    #1480: The Beacon Lounge

    (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1480th bar, first visited in 2021. Back on July 15, 2009, my friend Brandon and I were on the first day of a 5-day bar crawl....

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  • (Bennet, NE) Scooter’s 1464th bar, first visited in 2021. From what it sounds like, this place recently opened under new ownership. The bar is divided into three main seating areas,...

    #1464: Big Ten Tavern

    (Bennet, NE) Scooter’s 1464th bar, first visited in 2021. From what it sounds like, this place recently opened under new ownership. The bar is divided into three main seating areas,...

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  • (Downtown, Anchorage, AK) Scooter’s 1424th bar, first visited in 2019. This wasn’t a bar we were planning to visit. But we were revisiting a bar around the corner (Darwin’s Theory)...

    #1424: Gaslight Lounge

    (Downtown, Anchorage, AK) Scooter’s 1424th bar, first visited in 2019. This wasn’t a bar we were planning to visit. But we were revisiting a bar around the corner (Darwin’s Theory)...

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  • (Downtown, Fairbanks, AK) Scooter’s 1418th bar, first visited in 2019. We didn’t get a chance to visit Mecca when we were here in 2018, but in preparing for both visits...

    #1418: Mecca Bar

    (Downtown, Fairbanks, AK) Scooter’s 1418th bar, first visited in 2019. We didn’t get a chance to visit Mecca when we were here in 2018, but in preparing for both visits...

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  • (Lanagan, MO) Scooter’s 1408th bar, first visited in 2019. How’s this for something different, a biker bar that’s actually in a cave! My original plan was to eat lunch here,...

    #1408: The Cave Bar & Grill

    (Lanagan, MO) Scooter’s 1408th bar, first visited in 2019. How’s this for something different, a biker bar that’s actually in a cave! My original plan was to eat lunch here,...

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  • (Rogers, AR) Scooter’s 1393rd bar, first visited in 2019. My GPS took me to the wrong building, so if you are also a Waze user note that if you are...

    #1393: New Province Brewing Company

    (Rogers, AR) Scooter’s 1393rd bar, first visited in 2019. My GPS took me to the wrong building, so if you are also a Waze user note that if you are...

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  • (Cartersville, MO) Formerly Shirley’s Place Scooter’s 1386th bar, first visited in 2019. I found this gem located on Historic Route 66, about halfway between my exit and a brewery I...

    #1386: Shirley’s Neighborhood Tavern

    (Cartersville, MO) Formerly Shirley’s Place Scooter’s 1386th bar, first visited in 2019. I found this gem located on Historic Route 66, about halfway between my exit and a brewery I...

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  • (Lamar, MO) Scooter’s 1385th bar, first visited in 2019. Stopped here on the way to Joplin because I loved the name. It was pretty quiet in there at the time...

    #1385: The Gallows

    (Lamar, MO) Scooter’s 1385th bar, first visited in 2019. Stopped here on the way to Joplin because I loved the name. It was pretty quiet in there at the time...

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  • (Dayton, WY) Scooter’s 1379th bar, first visited in 2019. We stopped in here specifically because we liked the name. A name that is also shared with a creek, a hiking...

    #1379: Crazy Woman Saloon

    (Dayton, WY) Scooter’s 1379th bar, first visited in 2019. We stopped in here specifically because we liked the name. A name that is also shared with a creek, a hiking...

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  • (Rockvale, MT) Scooter’s 1378th bar, first visited in 2019. This was not an intended stop, but after two attempts in a row to stop at gas stations to use the...

    #1378: Fort Rockvale

    (Rockvale, MT) Scooter’s 1378th bar, first visited in 2019. This was not an intended stop, but after two attempts in a row to stop at gas stations to use the...

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  • (Waterton Park, AB) Scooter’s 1374th bar, first visited in 2019. After spending about an hour walking along the lake and then along the paved trail through town, we were ready...

    #1374: Thirsty Bear Saloon

    (Waterton Park, AB) Scooter’s 1374th bar, first visited in 2019. After spending about an hour walking along the lake and then along the paved trail through town, we were ready...

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  • (Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1346th bar, first visited in 2019. After breakfast we had an uber take us to what Yelp calls the best dive bar in all...

    #1346: Carl’s Place

    (Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1346th bar, first visited in 2019. After breakfast we had an uber take us to what Yelp calls the best dive bar in all...

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  • (McKinley School/ Columbus Park, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1339th bar, first visited in 2019. Originally we had made the difficult decision of cutting this place from our itinerary. But after...

    #1339: L D’s Corner Bar

    (McKinley School/ Columbus Park, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1339th bar, first visited in 2019. Originally we had made the difficult decision of cutting this place from our itinerary. But after...

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  • (Downtown, Bethany, MO) Scooter’s 1337th bar, first visited in 2019. My friend Brandon and I tried to visit here over a decade ago when it was a placed called Right...

    #1337: Mugsley’s Pub

    (Downtown, Bethany, MO) Scooter’s 1337th bar, first visited in 2019. My friend Brandon and I tried to visit here over a decade ago when it was a placed called Right...

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  • (Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1331st bar, first visited in 2019. Gigantic strip mall sports bar. Mostly centered on pool but also has darts, several video games, cornhole tournaments, and lots...

    #1331: Side Pockets

    (Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1331st bar, first visited in 2019. Gigantic strip mall sports bar. Mostly centered on pool but also has darts, several video games, cornhole tournaments, and lots...

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